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  • Energy in the 21st Centuryby John R. Fanchi

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 165.00

    Energy may be the most important factor that will influence the shape of society in the 21st century. The cost and availability of energy significantly impacts our quality of life, the health of national economies, the relationships between nations, and the stability of our environment. What kind of energy do we want to use in our future? Will there... more...

  • Offshore Renewable Energyby Iea-Retd (Stichting Foundation Renewable

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00

    Wave, tidal and offshore wind technologies have long held the promise of seemingly limitless energy supplies. In practice, while offshore wind is growing relatively rapidly, all three sectors have lagged behind expectations. This book, from the International Energy Authority Renewable Energy Technology Deployment implementing agreement (IEA-RETD),... more...

  • The Energy Readerby Tom Butler; George Wuerthner; Daniel Lerch; Richard Heinberg

    Watershed Media 2012; US$ 19.95

    The Energy Reader takes an unflinching look at the environmental devastation created by our thirst for energy—including supposedly “clean? renewable sources. From oil spills, nuclear accidents, and mountaintop-removal coal mining to oversized wind farms and desert-destroying solar power plants, virtually every region of the globe is now experiencing... more...

  • International Seminar on Nuclear War and Planetary Emergencies - 36th Sessionby Richard C. Ragaini

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 287.00

    The Erice International Seminars are multidisciplinary seminars attended by over 100 eminent participants from all fields of science. Each year, a few scientific issues are selected and experts are invited to present contrasting views during the plenary multidisciplinary sessions of the seminar, followed by general debates. These sessions offer a unique... more...

  • The Energy Trail -- Where It Is Leadingby George H. Croy

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 35.00

    This book describes the effect that hydrocarbon energy (oil, gas and coal) has had on human evolution, how we got to the stage we are at today, what we are doing about it and where it will lead us in the not-too-distant future.The book is not speculation, but rather a collection of provable information based on verifiable facts which readers are encouraged... more...

  • The International Energy Experienceby Gordon Mackerron; Peter Pearson

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 149.00

    How far can energy markets be free as well as competitive? What do low oil prices mean for the oil industry and other energy markets? How can economic efficiency in the energy industries be reconciled with environmental protection? How far is the UK model of liberalising electricity and gas industries being applied elsewhere in the world and how is... more...

  • Sustainable Energy and Environmental Technologiesby Xijun Hu; Po Lock Yue

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2000; US$ 360.00

    With the rapid expansion of the Asia-Pacific economy in the last decade and the recovery after the recent crisis, severe demands will be placed on energy services and the environment. Coping with the volatile oil prices that persist in the market introduces an additional factor into the energy supply and demand equation, not just for countries in this... more...

  • The Dynamics of Energyby Horacio Perez-Blanco

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 129.95

    As mankind searches for energy alternatives with minimal environmental consequences and acceptable cost, it is necessary to identify valid areas of endeavor that can activate favorable energy sources and technological developments. Toward that end, The Dynamics of Energy: Supply, Conversion, and Utilization develops competence in energy matters... more...

  • Energy Resourcesby Kenneth J. Skipka; Louis Theodore

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

      The Energy Problem Energy Resources: Availability, Management, and Environmental Impacts identifies historical increases in demand and a continuing lack of viable management policies for regional and global energy problems. Considering the state and consumption of energy resources on a worldwide level, the authors outline and address... more...

  • Electricity Economicsby Zhaoguang Hu; Zheng Hu

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    Electricity Economics: Production Functions with Electricity studies the production output from analyzing patterns of electricity consumption. Since electricity data can be used to measure scenarios of economic performance due to its accuracy and reliability, it could therefore also be used to help scholars explore new research frontiers that directly... more...